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Georgia Department of Driver Services Shared Data with ICE

HeadlineMar 19, 2020

In Georgia, immigrant rights groups have revealed that the state’s Department of Driver Services has been sharing information about residents, including facial recognition searches, with immigration officials. Documents obtained through a Freedom of Information Act request found between September 2017 and last June, the department processed over 250 requests from ICE and other agencies “to gather and share information on hundreds of immigrants living in Georgia.”

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